June 24, 2020

Of all the difficulties that I plan on writing about in this blog, this may be the most common.  Thinking is what humans do. It’s who we are. But sometimes, it gets the better of us. The official name for this is Generalized Anxiety Disorder.

On a very fundamental level...

June 15, 2020

To our community,

As mental health care providers, we are trained to listen. In the wake of the recent tragic deaths of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and George Floyd, we have been listening more carefully.

The providers and staff at Southeastern Psychiatric Associates...

June 5, 2020

Let’s first take a quick look at what anxiety is.  Rather than define it, I will list some synonyms that spell out different flavors of anxiety.  These include words like nervous, jittery, jiggy, worried, keyed up and dread.  At one end it can blur into fear;...

June 2, 2020

 Why does depression even exist? 

Many times I have asked myself this question.  Because It doesn’t seem to make sense that nature would allow for such a disabling, apparently useless thing to happen, especially so frequently.

I have come to believe that many of the...

June 2, 2020

Depression seems to have several roots, which may come in different proportions in different people. Many people with major depression have a genetic predisposition to it.  It tends to run in families.  There are psychological components, often beginning in childhood a...

May 13, 2020

A message to our community:

We sincerely hope all of you are well, and staying safe.

We want to assure you that the health and safety of our patients and staff is paramount importance to us, which includes balancing the needs of our patients to continue to re...

July 24, 2017

It is estimated that 35% of patients suffering with Major Depressive Disorder do not adequately benefit from available treatment options. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation is a treatment that can give patients new hope

"The brain is a collection of nerve cells with tr...

June 19, 2017


Panic attacks can be the most terrifying of all emotional states. They are also a very common problem, with recurring attacks affecting up to 4% of the population.  They involve the rapid, sudden onset of extreme fear and anxiety.  They’re also associated...

May 22, 2017

In the morning we learned ways of reducing the time of each session, or making enough time to add a treatment to the opposite side for anxiety. Then some inform

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